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What are the side effects of digoxin?

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If you have any of these, call your doctor right away:

These could mean your dose needs to be changed. Once you and your doctor get the correct dose, you usually won’t have side effects as long as you take digoxin exactly as prescribed.

  • Appetite loss
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vision changes
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle weakness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Slow heart rate

SOURCES: 

MedlinePlus: "Digoxin Oral."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Digoxin: A Medicine for Heart Problems."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 26, 2018

SOURCES: 

MedlinePlus: "Digoxin Oral."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Digoxin: A Medicine for Heart Problems."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 26, 2018

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